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January 2014Equalizing Superstars: The Internet and the Democratization of Education
with Daron Acemoglu, David Laibson, John A. List: w19851
July 2013Who Uses the Roth 401(k), and How Do They Use It?
with John Beshears, James J. Choi, David Laibson, Brigitte C. Madrian: w19193
November 2012What Makes Annuitization More Appealing?
with John Beshears, James J. Choi, David Laibson, Brigitte C. Madrian, Stephen P. Zeldes: w18575
April 2012Following Through on Good Intentions: The Power of Planning Prompts
with Katherine L. Milkman, John Beshears, James J. Choi, David Laibson, Brigitte C. Madrian: w17995
August 2011The Effect of Providing Peer Information on Retirement Savings Decisions
with John Beshears, James J. Choi, David Laibson, Brigitte C. Madrian, Katherine L. Milkman: w17345
Natural Expectations, Macroeconomic Dynamics, and Asset Pricing
with Andreas Fuster, Benjamin Hebert, David Laibson: w17301
June 2011Using Implementation Intentions Prompts to Enhance Influenza Vaccination Rates
with Katherine L. Milkman, John Beshears, James J. Choi, David Laibson, Brigitte C. Madrian: w17183
The Availability and Utilization of 401(k) Loans
with John Beshears, James J. Choi, David Laibson, Brigitte C. Madrian: w17118
March 2011Does Aggregated Returns Disclosure Increase Portfolio Risk-Taking?
with John Beshears, James J. Choi, David Laibson, Brigitte C. Madrian: w16868
January 2011Behavioral Economics Perspectives on Public Sector Pension Plans
with John Beshears, James J. Choi, David Laibson, Brigitte C. Madrian: w16728
February 2010Capital Flows, Consumption Booms and Asset Bubbles: A Behavioural Alternative to the Savings Glut Hypothesis
with David Laibson, Johanna Mollerstrom: w15759
April 2009How Does Simplified Disclosure Affect Individuals' Mutual Fund Choices?
with John Beshears, James J. Choi, David Laibson, Brigitte C. Madrian: w14859
September 2008Measuring intertemporal preferences using response times
with Christopher F. Chabris, David Laibson, Carrie L. Morris, Jonathon P. Schuldt, Dmitry Taubinsky: w14353
August 2008Individual Laboratory-Measured Discount Rates Predict Field Behavior
with Christopher F. Chabris, David Laibson, Carrie L. Morris, Jonathon P. Schuldt, Dmitry Taubinsky: w14270
May 2008How are Preferences Revealed?
with John Beshears, James J. Choi, David Laibson, Brigitte C. Madrian: w13976
February 2008Learning in the Credit Card Market
with Sumit Agarwal, John C. Driscoll, Xavier Gabaix, David Laibson: w13822
November 2007Mental Accounting in Portfolio Choice: Evidence from a Flypaper Effect
with James J. Choi, David Laibson, Brigitte C. Madrian: w13656
October 2007Optimal Mortgage Refinancing: A Closed Form Solution
with Sumit Agarwal, John C. Driscoll, David Laibson: w13487
August 2007The Impact of Employer Matching on Savings Plan Participation under Automatic Enrollment
with John Beshears, James J. Choi, David Laibson, Brigitte C. Madrian: w13352
Estimating Discount Functions with Consumption Choices over the Lifecycle
with David Laibson, Andrea Repetto, Jeremy Tobacman: w13314
June 2007The Age of Reason: Financial Decisions Over the Lifecycle
with Sumit Agarwal, John C. Driscoll, Xavier Gabaix, David Laibson: w13191
October 2006Simplification and Saving
with John Beshears, James J. Choi, David Laibson, Brigitte C. Madrian: w12659
May 2006Why Does the Law of One Price Fail? An Experiment on Index Mutual Funds
with James J. Choi, David Laibson, Brigitte C. Madrian: w12261
February 2006The Importance of Default Options for Retirement Savings Outcomes: Evidence from the United States
with John Beshears, James J. Choi, David Laibson, Brigitte C. Madrian: w12009
January 2006Reducing the Complexity Costs of 401(k) Participation Through Quick Enrollment(TM)
with James Choi, David Laibson, Brigitte Madrian: w11979
Early Decisions: A Regulatory Framework
with John Beshears, James J. Choi, David Laibson, Brigitte Madrian: w11920
November 2005Shrouded Attributes, Consumer Myopia, and Information Suppression in Competitive Markets
with Xavier Gabaix, David Laibson: w11755
August 2005$100 Bills on the Sidewalk: Suboptimal Investment in 401(k) Plans
with James J. Choi, David Laibson, Brigitte C. Madrian: w11554
January 2005Optimal Defaults and Active Decisions
with Gabriel D. Carroll, James J. Choi, David Laibson, Brigitte Madrian, Andrew Metrick: w11074
May 2004Plan Design and 401(k) Savings Outcomes
with James J. Choi, David Laibson, Brigitte C. Madrian: w10486
April 2004Consumption-Wealth Comovement of the Wrong Sign
with James J. Choi, David Laibson, Brigitte C. Madrian, Andrew Metrick: w10454
January 2004Employees' Investment Decisions about Company Stock
with James J. Choi, David Laibson, Brigitte Madrian, Andrew Metrick: w10228
August 2003Passive Decisions and Potent Defaults
with James Choi, David Laibson, Brigitte Madrian, Andrew Metrick: w9917
December 2001For Better or For Worse: Default Effects and 401(k) Savings Behavior
with James J. Choi, David Laibson, Brigitte C. Madrian, Andrew Metrick: w8651
Defined Contribution Pensions: Plan Rules, Participant Decisions, and the Path of Least Resistance
with James J. Choi, David Laibson, Brigitte C. Madrian, Andrew Metrick: w8655
September 2000Does the Internet Increase Trading? Evidence from Investor Behavior in 401(k) Plans
with James J. Choi, David Laibson, Andrew Metrick: w7878
A Debt Puzzle
with David Laibson, Andrea Repetto, Jeremy Tobacman: w7879
June 2000The Economic Approach to Social Capital
with Edward L. Glaeser, David Laibson, Bruce Sacerdote: w7728
July 1999What is Social Capital? The Determinants of Trust and Trustworthiness
with Edward L. Glaeser, David Laibson, Jose A. Scheinkman, Christine L. Soutter: w7216
June 1996Hyperbolic Discount Functions, Undersaving, and Savings Policy
w5635
May 1990Economic Implications Of Extraordinary Movements In Stock Prices
with Benjamin M. Friedman, David I. Laibson: r1401

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